Elizabeth Philibin, a freshman at Cardinal Mooney High School, spent December 4 to 9 competing in the United Soccer League's Super Youth North American Finals competition at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.
Elizabeth and the U 14 Cleveland Internationals Soccer club team qualified for the finals through league play during the summer of 2013. The Internationals posted a 2-1 record during the first three days of the Florida competition qualifying for the semifinals. They advanced to the finals with a 2-0 semifinal victory over West Pines SC FL.
The Internationals claimed the championship after a double overtime 1-1 tie forced the game into penalty kicks. It took a seven player penalty kick shootout to ultimately determine the Internationals victory.
Mooney freshman, Elizabeth Philibin, competed in the United Soccer League's Super Youth North American Finals competition at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.
Elizabeth and her team also won the 2013 Ohio North State Cup Competition and will continue playing throughout the year in the Elite Clubs National League. Elizabeth has been playing with the Internationals Soccer Club since she was a U10 player.